Frequently Asked Questions Directory

Why do I need a 911 Address?

Updated 02/25/2016

A 911 Address is the physical address where you live. It is used for: • Emergencies such as fire, ambulance, and police • Any hookups such as phone, electric, cable, etc. • To receive mail (you also need to have a 911 Address to get a Post Office Box) Any structure that is occupied, even campers and weekend homes need to have a 911 address posted. This is for emergencies, whether you’re there or not, it may be a medical emergency or a wreck in front of your house. Emergency responders look for the address to quicken their response time. Every second counts!